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LIVE: Soyuz launch from Kazakhstan

28 May 2013 Last updated at 21:17 BST

US astronaut Karen Nyberg, Russian cosmonaut Fyodor Yurchikhin and European Space Agency astronaut Luca Parmitano are scheduled to launch their Soyuz spacecraft from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, on a mission to the International Space Station.

They will join Expedition 36 crew members Chris Cassidy of NASA and cosmonauts Pavel Vinogradov and Alexander Misurkin, who have been onboard the station since March.